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The Pentagon is flying more drone missions along America’s border

The Pentagon’s drones are an iconic symbol of war abroad, plane-sized matchsticks with wings lurking over cities and countrysides waiting for the moment routine patrol becomes un-routine. For the most part, the missions of those drones have remained abroad, but … Continue reading

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New York City Police Department unveils new drone system

The nation’s largest police force has unveiled a fleet of drones that will be used in hostage situations and search and rescue operations, but a civil rights group worries the drones might be used to invade privacy. The New York … Continue reading

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Drones swamp US-Mexico border but federal agents powerless to stop them

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI identified this week unmanned aerial systems, or drones, as one of the greatest national security threats to America — rating it as severe a concern as cybersecurity hacks, critical infrastructure attacks, and … Continue reading

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Energy Industry also Faces Threats from Drones

The energy sector is subject to the potential harm caused by drones flying in minimally regulated, and often unmonitored airspace. The energy industry does not only have an impact on commerce but rather national security. An event, caused by a … Continue reading

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